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News around NYSC with Adejumoke Aminat Alebiosu

NYSC is Alluring to Youths

By Adejumoke Alebisou Dr. Luke Onyekakeyah has just written a piece titled “End the NYSC to save lives”, He made some points which he believed should sufficiently lead to the phasing out of the National Youths Service Corps scheme (NYSC) which is over 48 years in existence since it was set up by the then military regime of General Yakubu ...

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C/Wealth Games Reshaped My Mentality Says Patrick

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh National Judo Champion, Edwin Patrick (66kg), said attending the Commonwealth Games impacted and reshaped his mindset about Judo. Recall that Patrick of Nigeria lost via Ippon to Nathon Burns of Northern Ireland in the 66kg Men’s Judo event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Patrick told newsmen that he gained a lot of experience beyond ...

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NYSC Taught Me Humanitarian Service – Anaocha LGA TC Chairman

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The newly appointed Transition Committee Chairman of Anaocha LGA of Anambra State,  Hon. Gerald Ikechukwu, has described The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as a huge national asset that helps the youth develop interest in humanitarian service. He made the description recently when staff and Corps Members of NYSC Anaocha Local Government paid him a courtesy visit ...

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NYSC Osun Pays Homage To Orangun Palace, Seeks Continued Support

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The NYSC Osun State Coordinator, Mrs Olayinka Abdulwahab, recently paid a courtesy visit to the Orangun of Oke-Ila, Oba Adedokun Omoniyi Abolarin, Aroyinkeye 1, in his Palace in Òkè-Ìlà, Ifedayo LGA. During the visit, she appreciated the entire community of Oke-Ila for its unwavering support to the achievement of the Scheme’s objectives According to her, the NYSC ...

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EFCC Hails Corps Members, Restates Commitment Against Vote-Buying

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commended the National Youth Service Corps for its deployment policy of posting Corps Members to all the nooks and crannies of the country to add value to their host communities. It said the commission would strengthen the existing partnership with the NYSC to ensure that the country enjoys free, ...

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NYSC Can Be a Tool For National Unity

By Adejumoke Alebiosu Someone had argued that such a shift in NYSC’s focus would be a mistake for several reasons. First, job creation programmes have a patchy record with tackling unemployment when labour demand is low. Secondly, the skills taught through SAED do not add much value to a university degree, which seems inappropriate given the program’s demograph. But most ...

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NYSC Can Be a Tool For National Unity

By Adejumoke Aminat Alebiosu Reading a newspaper story online became such a beautiful experience going by the topic and the panoramic pictorial highlights that demonstrate the resilience of the National Youth Service Corps scheme. The photo story was that of a man who served in 2004 and was shown giving his daughter clean shirts of his NYSC heralding a transition ...

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‘Our Journey from NYSC To DYDX’

By Adejumoke Alebiosu Fresh from National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), two young Nigerian creatives: Adedayo and Aduragbemi have floated an entertainment outfit, DYDX that offers solutions to problems faced by entertainers in the industry. They speak with SEGUN ADEBAYO about their plans. What exactly is DYDX about? DYDX is many things, but primarily a solution-driven platform geared towards serving creatives ...

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Rights Groups Ask Buhari to Assent NYSC Trust Fund Bill

By Adejumoke Alebiosu A coalition of religious groups and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have reiterated the call on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Trust Fund Bill. Led by Bishop Abel Kings, the group in a statement in Abuja argued that the measure is required to empower the teeming population of graduates in the ...

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No Corps member was raped in Akwa Ibom says NYSC Management

By Adejumoke Alebiosu The Management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Akwa lbom State has said that there was no incident of rape of any female corps member when thieves attacked them at their lodge in Uyo. This is contained in a statement signed by the State Coordinator, Mrs. Ekwe, Chinyere NI, and made available to newsmen on Thursday ...

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